Which Food Pyramid is the Correct One?

The USDA Food Guide Pyramid was introduced in 1992 to help promote healthy nutrition. Its intent was to help consumers choose the proper foods for maintaining a healthy diet by providing a visual image of dietary concepts. The pyramid aimed to promote a diet that incorporated adequate amounts of protein …

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Choosing Your Wedding Team

The wedding team plays an important role in ensuring that the big day runs smoothly. Members should know you well, and the key players - the best man, bridesmaids and ushers - should be chosen carefully.

Be practical about the character traits of those you are considering. Are they able to handle …

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The Benefits of Stock Market Investing

Many savers fed up with risible rates of return on their cash are being tempted to invest in stock markets instead. You can invest in stocks yourself by buying individual stocks or stock mutual funds, or get someone else to do it for you. Investing in stocks has its perks …

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The Happiness Equation

We all want to be happy. However, whether you’ve lost a loved one, been through a relationship break up, experienced a career setback or simply felt that happiness was perpetually just out of reach, happiness can often seen unattainable.

One way to think of happiness is as an equation …

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Analysing your Target Market

Large corporations with big budgets routinely conduct market research to see if it’s worthwhile to launch a new product or service. The good news is that gauging customer sentiment doesn’t need to be expensive. There are plenty of informal ways to figure out whether there’s potential demand …

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Which Material is Best for Stained Glass?

The fact that you can to mix various colors, textures, and types of glasses together is what makes glass projects so interesting and unique. But don’t forget that you can also create a wonderful stained-glass or warm-glass project using just clear, smooth glass. For each technique in this book …

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Types of Explosions

While many explosions are natural, I'm interested inhuman-made explosions — the discoveries that enable them, the people who made the discoveries, and the consequences for good and ill. Not just the who, when, and why but also the how. How did Chinese alchemists come to create black powder? What accidents led …

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Questions for Questionnaires

The process of writing questions is fun, and well-written questions can quickly engage the interest of the participants. Competition develops among the question writers to see who can come up with the cleverest or most interesting questions. Given our biases toward more information, a game of “Wouldn’t it be …

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The Benefits of Breast Feeding

Breast-feeding is a natural process, but it doesn’t always come easily and I sympathize with women who struggle with it. However, I know that getting good support and giving yourself time to get the hang of breast-feeding can help you succeed and enjoy it. You may find you get …

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Sustainable Agriculture

It is exciting to see new entrepreneurs coming up with new ways of growing food. I have listened to people explain the efficiency of insect farming and I am sure that indoor vertical farming will have a place. I can see a market for in-vitro meat, and have been fascinated …

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Choosing a Book Keeping System

If you've set up your own business, you may be in the position now of determining which is the best book keeping system for your business. You have your product offering, you chose your entity, and you launched your marketing campaign. You’re not done yet, though! Most people forget …

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Golden Rules for Interviews

There are three golden rules when attending interviews. Following these rules will give you a better chance of getting that job. We all have something we would prefer the interviewer didn’t linger over. For some it may be time spent unemployed; for others it may be something in their …

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Red Flags for Investment Fraud

Fraudsters and scam artists use an arsenal of tricks to separate you from your cash. Here are some red flags that may signal potential problems with a product or security, including investment frauds and scams:

Investments with high guaranteed returns with little or no risk

Claims of huge gains with …

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The Benefits of Camping

Camping is an outdoor activity involving overnight stays away from home in a shelter, such as a tent or a recreational vehicle. Camping can have a positive impact on the entire family. We all know camping is a fantastic activity, providing hours of enjoyment and a welcome opportunity to connect …

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Is Money the Root of All Evil?

Is money the root of all evil? Is it true that having money will somehow turn you from a good person into a bad one. It will corrupt you. A related myth is that if you have a strong desire to have money, then that must mean that you are …

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